Tyler Buter drives 2,000th winner
March 28, 2013
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Driver Tyler Buter drove his 2,000th winner on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Buter, 27, accomplished the feat with Zooming.
Zooming, a 5-year-old gelding by Classic Photo, scored in 1:55.4. Buter owns the winner with Steve Oldford, Oldford Farms LLC, and his wife, Amber, who also trains the horse.
Buter, a native of Michigan, is the son of veteran horseman Todd Buter. Tyler enjoyed his best season ever in 2012 when he drove 239 winners and had purse earnings of $3.1 million.